SIP: Understanding the Session Initiation Protocol Alan B. Johnston
SIP, short for Session Initiation Protocol is an IP telephony signaling protocol used to establish, modify and terminate VOIP telephone calls. To better understand the use of various forms of communication technologies and issues organisations are facing in South Africa, Avaya conducted a survey. SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) is an IETF standard multimedia conferencing protocol, which includes voice, video, and data conferencing, for use over. At this time, Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is probably the most commonly used VoIP signalling protocol. Internet Communications Using SIP: Delivering VoIP and Multimedia Services with Session Initiation Protocol (by Henry Sinnreich, Alan B. The Session Initiation Protocol, or SIP, has always seemed like one of those terms that people sort of understand – but not really. SIP is a lightweight protocol and is similar in many ways to HTTP (Hyper-Text Transport Protocol). But the most important for your business right now is SIP. At its core IMS uses the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) for session management, though many compulsory SIP extensions are required to ensure security and reliability. SIP is responsible for the set-up, It is important to understand this distinction as SIP is not your voice communication; SIP is means for systems to understand how your devices (phones, servers, PBX') handle your communications. The research found that 62% of the respondents are using video conferencing as Interoperability and open standards, such as Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) are critical to the implementation of a robust, future proofed video strategy. .here's an explanation of SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) in laymans terms. In the world of technology, there seem to be too many acronyms to keep track of.